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The 22 Best TED Talks for Fitness, Health, and Happiness Inspiration

The 22 Best TED Talks for Fitness, Health, and Happiness Inspiration
If you have access to the Internet, you’ve likely seen one: We’re talking about TED Talks. These live-recorded videos are inspirational life lessons from experts in fields from architecture to cardiology and everywhere in between brought (for free) to Internet audiences by TED, a non-profit dedicated to “Ideas Worth Spreading.” There are now thousands of “Talks” on the site — mid-sized videos each with its own “ah-ha!” message or insight. But with so much inspiring to be had, where do you even start looking for innovative talks on fitness, health, and happiness? To help curate this free, digital resource, Greatist selected 22 Ted Talks that offer something simple and motivating to apply to everyday life. Fitness 1. Using his knowledge of evolution, anthropologist and author Christopher McDougall explains the surprising ways that running helped early humans run their world. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. John Wooden knows what it means to win. 7. Health 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Happiness 15. 16. 17. 18.

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Stress and Anxiety Interfere With Sleep Skip to main content Consumers Stress and Anxiety Interfere With Sleep Anti Aging Routine - Skin Tips For 20s, 30s Aging gracefully is the goal of hopeful, optimistic milennials everywhere, isn’t it? We know that wrinkle-free isn’t an option — unless you’re a Real Housewife — but we’d like to look healthy, and damn good, as the decades go by. Well, as professionals (and capitalism!) tell us, the key to a beautiful complexion is daily care and smart prevention. The funniest TED Talks Now playing The New Yorker receives around 1,000 cartoons each week; it only publishes about 17 of them. In this hilarious, fast-paced, and insightful talk, the magazine's longstanding cartoon editor and self-proclaimed "humor analyst" Bob Mankoff dissects the comedy within just some of the "idea drawings" featured in the magazine, explaining what works, what doesn't, and why.

How Sitting For Long Periods Is Killing You & Sabotaging Your Health – Collective Evolution We're creating a positive news network. We need your help. This goes out to all students, writers, office assistants, computer techs, dental hygienists, communication specialists and more, it’s time we have a serious talk about the health impacts of prolonged sitting. That’s right, many are suggesting sitting is the new smoking, and too much of this sedentary action is causing us serious health problems.

Stress, Nutrition and Diet - Managing Stress When we encounter something stressful, our nervous system and adrenal glands send signals to the rest of the body to help us think more clearly and be ready for a physical response – should it be required. This is a basic instinct that we have evolved to help us cope with potentially dangerous situations and is known as the “fight or flight” response. However in modern life we can become stressed for many reasons other than impending danger and yet our bodies’ reaction is the same. With their pre-determined instincts, our bodies’ still prepare our minds in this instinctive way and give less priority to other, less urgent, functions. Digestion is one such function that is given a lower priority during stressful situations, this is not good as poor digestion can make us feel unwell and this in turn can be a source of stress.

Energy Drink & Coffee Alternatives That Actually Work - Lucid Smart Pill Every day a staggering 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed & there is a high chance if that if you’re reading this you’re a contributor to that statistic. In the eternal quest for that ‘get-up-and-go’, 68 million energy drinks are also gulped down daily with consumption growing at an average rate of 10% year for the past 5 years & showing no sign of slowing down. A cup of coffee or energy drink can give you a short hit of energy and motivation, however this quickly diminishes over time as tolerance and addiction kick in. As they do, you end up needing your drink just to feel “normal” and to get that same hit of energy you find you need to consume more and more each time. The downside of that of course is that extremely fun [not!]

study finds walking improves creativity Stanford Report, April 24, 2014 Stanford researchers found that walking boosts creative inspiration. They examined creativity levels of people while they walked versus while they sat. Heal Your Organs With the Secret Powers of Fruits and Veggies. ~ David Kovacs You may not see what your organs are doing all day long, but you know they’re important. When one starts to have problems, there’s a very real risk that your entire body will be impacted. Do your organs a favor and drink fresh juice every day! Why fresh juice? How Does Stress Affect Sleep? Stress can impact your life in many ways, including negatively affecting the quality of your sleep. It makes sense: You lie in bed, worrying and feeling anxious, which makes it almost impossible to relax and quiet your mind enough to fall asleep. It’s no wonder people use the phrase “losing sleep over something.”That’s also why people who suffer from chronic stress day in and day out sleep less, have poorer sleep quality, and find it harder to function well during the day. Unfortunately, this cycle will only continue to get worse: If you don’t sleep enough at night, your body boosts its levels of stress hormones. The brain chemicals connected with deep sleep are the same ones that tell the body to stop the production of stress hormones.

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